UCL Module Catalogue


Behavioural Science (MSIN0014)

Key information

Faculty of Engineering Sciences
Teaching department
UCL School of Management
Credit value
Module is only available to students on the BSc/MSci Management Science year 1

Alternative credit options

There are no alternative credit options available for this module.


The module Behavioural Science explores the way people think, feel and behave in a wide range of contexts, including financial and organisational contexts. It introduces students to the principles underlying the systematic investigation and analysis of human behaviour.


The aim of the module is to provide students with the understanding of key Behavioural Science concepts, studies, and research methods. It focuses on cognitive psychology and social psychology, and their applications in Behavioural Finance and Organisation Behaviour. The module introduces students to classical and up-to-date studies in Behavioural Science. 

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Intended teaching term: Term 2     Undergraduate (FHEQ Level 4)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Methods of assessment
60% Individual Coursework (2,000 words)
20% Individual Coursework (1,000 words)
20% Group Coursework (2,000 words)
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
Module leader
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Last updated

This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.